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 Foul Proof.Fountain of Death. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Foul-weather Jack.
 
Commodore Byron, said to be as notorious for foul weather as Queen Victoria is for fine. (1723–1786.)   1
   Admiral Sir John Norris, who died 1746.   2
 


 Foul Proof.Fountain of Death. 

 
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